Kathleen "Cass" Conway Rademaker, age 73, of Holland, passed away late Thursday night , February 4, 2016 after battling cancer.
Cass was born September 20, 1942 to John and Dorothy (Peet) Conway in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After graduating from Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids and attending Ferris and Dupage Colleges, Cass married Richard "Dick" Rademaker on February 8, 1964.
Cass enjoyed her role as a mother and homemaker and worked as administrative assistant to her husband in his many business endeavors throughout the years. She was also very successful at buying and selling real estate. Cass spent her time traveling and adoring her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed boating and spending summers on the shores and waters of Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa. Cass was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.
Cass was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Dick, in 2012.
Cass is survived by daughters, Jackie (Todd) Rathjen, Jodi Rademaker, both of Holland; son Ric Rademaker of Holland; grandchildren, Brittany (Matias) Midolo, John (Erin) Rathjen, Cassie Jocuns; great-granddaughters, Alison and Eloise Rathjen; sisters, Jackie Froberg of Hinsdale, IL, and Ann Whiting of Albuquerque, NM.
Visitation will be 4-7pm (Wake Prayers at 6:00pm) Monday, February 8, 2016 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland. A funeral mass is scheduled for 11:00am Tuesday, February 9 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 171 W 13th Street, Holland, with Fr. Charles Brown officiating. Burial will be in Gibson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Holland.